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Job Title:
Registered Nurse II

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Executive Offices
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Health Science Centre

Bilingual Services
Health Sciences Centre
Permanent, Full-Time
Hours75 hours bi-weekly (8 hour day)
SalaryNS-29 ($33.24 - $40.85)
Competition Number2019005846
Posted Date6 November 2019
Closing Date16 November 2019

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Registered Nurse II in Bilingual Services is responsible for coordinating and administering medical services to patients, physicians, health care professionals, administrative and government officials of St. Pierre & Miquelon, the French islands south of Newfoundland. Responsibilities include facilitating and working with medical services within hospitals and private medical offices in the St. John's and surrounding areas; establishing and maintaining "on-call" interpreters; ensuing safe and confidential transfer of medications to patients in St. Pierre & Miquelon when their prescriptions need to be renewed, and not available; translating all medical information sent to Eastern Health from St. Pierre & Miquelon for patient consultation, investigation, procedures, examination, surgery and interventions; developing policies/standards related to foreign medical services; supervising of general office management, secretarial support and interpreter assignment; and other related duties as required.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally moves/lifts objects between 10 - 30 lbs., pushing and files, charts and equipment.
Constantly sits to perform work on a computer to do research, write policies/procedures/manuals, prepare presentations, and read and prepare documents.
Regularly consults/interacts with other departments, units, and hospitals to coordinate timely patient/client/resident flow.
Regularly stands or walks to perform audits, give presentations, respond to patient/client/resident complaints and collaborate with the health care team to resolve issues.
Regularly performs fine finger/precision work on the computer or with machines that require accurate control and steadiness.
Visual concentration is required to view and report on documents, assess workplace situations, and/or to monitor the workplace regarding health, safety and risk management issues.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from an approved/recognized post-secondary nursing education program with a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing is required.
Current practicing licensure with the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (ARNNL).
Minimum five years of acute care nursing experience within the last seven is required.
Current BLS Certification.
Demonstrated fluency in French and English (verbal and written) is required.
Ability to translate and prepare medical documents with consideration for style, language, usage and flow.
Demonstrated progressive leadership skills.
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, outlook calendar and internet.
Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated effective problem solving and analytical skills.
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.